From Scratch with Michael Ruhlman

Better cooking comes from a deeper understanding. This instructive food series from acclaimed cookbook author Michael Ruhlman highlights essential kitchen techniques and ingredients, drawing from Ruhlman’s best-selling books, decades of experience and personal relationships with the country’s best chefs. Driven by an insatiable curiosity to learn and teach, Ruhlman approaches his topics every episode by exploring the stories of one notable chef, and one non-chef with surprising connections to the focal ingredients – all with the goal of getting listeners to engage with food more fully, and to cook more confidently.

Podcasts Episodes

The Egg - November 13, 2019 - 54 minutes

Host Michael Ruhlman hears stories and tips about the egg. From Eric Ripert’s disastrous first attempt at a classic egg sauce to Kenji Lopez Alt’s boiled egg experiments. And finally, Chef Brian Polcyn makes Hollandaise sauce the old fashioned way: by hand. Special Thanks to our guests Eric Ripert, Kenji Lopez Alt, and Brian Polcyn.

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Wine + Spirits- November 6, 2019 - 70 minutes

Host Michael Ruhlman Explores Wine & Spirits with Chefs Brian Polcyn, Peter Kelly & David Lebovitz and wine producer Dave Phinney.

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Water - October 29, 2019 - 65 minutes

Host Michael Ruhlman explores theme theme of “Water” with Chef Jean Georges Vongerichten, Adam Bosch, & Sarah Kelsey.

To explore the Old Croton Aqueduct in person, check out “The Friends of The Old Croton Aqueduct” and view their upcoming tours.

Don’t forget to check out Chef Jean Georges’ new memoir “JGV: A Life in 12 Recipes” that is co-written with Michael Ruhlman.

Host Michael Ruhlman’s new book “From Scratch” is out now!

All of the music on “From Scratch” is by Ryan Scott off of his album “A Freak Grows in Brooklyn”. Listen here

Wood - October 2019 - 49 minutes

Host Michael Ruhlman speaks with Arborist Ian Wogan and Chef Suzanne Cupps about “Wood.”

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Host Michael Ruhlman’s new book “From Scratch” is out now!

All of the music on “From Scratch” is by Ryan Scott off of his album “A Freak Grows in Brooklyn”. Listen here

 

Special thanks to Ted Sanchez for the delicious pizza!

 

Raw Fish - October 2019 - 36 minutes

Host Michael Ruhlman speaks with fish market owner Indira Funes & Chef Timon Balloo about “Raw Fish.”

Indira Funes and her fish market “Shore to Door” in Miami can be reached at (305) 529-3471

Timon Balloo’s new restaurant “Balloo” is opening in the fall of 2019. Follow their progress on instagram.

Michael Ruhlman’s book “From Scratch” is out now.

Citrus - October 16, 2019 - 41 minutes

Host Michael Ruhlman speaks with Chef Michelle Bernstein & Historian Dr. Paul George about “Citrus.” Chef Bernstein’s “Mojo” recipe  and her new restaurant Cafe La Trova.

Dr. Paul George’s tours http://www.historymiami.org/

Michael Ruhlman’s book “From Scratch” is out now!

Authenticity - October 2019 - 50 minutes

Host Michael Ruhlman talks with Dr. Krishnendu Ray & Chef James Syhabout about “Authenticity”.

Dr. Ray’s books can be found here on Amazon.

Check out Chef Syhabout’s book “Hawker Fare“.

Host Michael Ruhlman’s new book “From Scratch” is available now! 

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Better cooking comes from a deeper understanding. This instructive food series from acclaimed cookbook author Michael Ruhlman highlights essential kitchen techniques and ingredients, drawing from Ruhlman’s best-selling books, decades of experience and personal relationships with the country’s best chefs. Driven by an insatiable curiosity to learn and teach, Ruhlman approaches his topics every episode by exploring the stories of one notable chef, and one non-chef with surprising connections to the focal ingredients – all with the goal of getting listeners to engage with food more fully, and to cook more confidently.

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